Questions tagged [4g]

4G is the fourth generation of cellular wireless standards, therefore the successor of the 2G and 3G families of standards. The candidates for 4G are LTE (Long Term Evolution) and WirelessMAN-Advanced.

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How to root Huawei Y3II L02 4G

How do I root my Huawei Y3II and when would a method be available for my device
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Does OnePlus 2 “DUAL SIM 4G” support dual 4G?

I've read that most dual-SIM phones can only use the other SIM for 2G voice service. Is OnePlus 2 DUAL SIM 4G any different?
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Acceptable Signal Strength Ranges for 2G/3G and 4G

I have been logging signal strengths on my phone and am trying to understand what ranges can be considered "Good" and "Bad". RSSI is a measure of signal strength for GSM (2G/3G): -50dBm to -113dBm ...
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Internet always on when VoLTE enabled in Redmi 3s Prime

I m using Redmi 3s prime with jio 4G. Whenever VoLTE is enabled, my device internet is always active, regardless of whether mobile data is on or off. I can browse the Internet and watch online video ...
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Will the 2015 Nexus phones (5X, 6P) work with any US cell provider? [duplicate]

I'm pretty geeky, but I haven't really followed all the tech behind LTE rollouts and wireless bands and whatnot. I barely know the difference between CDMA and GSM. I know Verizon didn't use a SIM and ...
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I mistakingly cancelled my android software system update I can get it back again and what are the procedures

I mistakingly cancelledy android system update Please can any one teach me the procedure of updat my android system software ? There is no select option from the main men about phone network ...
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How does voLTE and Band 12 work for T-Mobile and can Cyanogen/AOSP allow us any control over this?

How does voLTE Certification work? My understanding is that only phones on this approved list by T-mobile are supported on Band 12. Band 12 is the new Extended Range LTE band and T-Mobile is investing ...
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APN settings vanish after some time of LTE data usage and only return on restarting phone

I am using OnePlus 3 and Reliance Jio sim. Android version 6.0.1. I am able to use 4g data via the sim. Major access point name settings that I get by default from the network: APN: jionet mcc: 405 ...
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Which one is the 4G sim slot in Redmi 3s prime?

I have acquired an Jio sim and I am using a Redmi 3s prime. But I don’t know which one is the primary 4G sim slot in the phone. Is it the nano one or the micro one? Or can i choose any one of them? ...
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Can the Nexus 6P use GSM data if the connected Wifi has no route to the internet?

I have a Nexus 6P and use it to connect to a Phantom 3 4K drone using WiFi. Obviously, because it's a private WiFi network with no external connectivity my phone can not contact the internet via WiFi. ...
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Can android use wifi as client to a Sony camera, and also have an active 4G-connection at the same time

I have a Sony QX1 camera that acts as a wifi AP. My phone connects to it as a client, and I use the playmemories app to control the camera. Is there any way I can have both wifi and 4G active at the ...
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Is there any way to add LTE/WCDMA/GSM (Auto) option in a rooted non LTE device (Note3 Neo)?

So my phone is an Indian Note 3 Neo (SM-N750) which has an Exynos processor. I need to activate the above requested option so as to trick a LTE only sim into believing that my device can support LTE ...
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3G/4G not working in Samsung galaxy S3 SGH-I747M

My 3G and 4G is not working on SAMSUNG SGH-I747M. It's an AT&T version of S3 so according to specifications it must support both. Can anyone tell what should I modify in order to get it working?
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LTE Bands for European Galaxy S7 (SM-G935F) while in the US

I have a European model of Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (SM-G935F), 32GB version. It is a SIM free phone, not locked to any particular vendor. I am aware of region lock, but from my understanding it should ...
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Since which Android version does it detect internet connectivity on Wi-Fi?

For a project I am working on, I need to connect the phone to a WAN (without internet access) and to the 3G/4G network (to have an internet access). On my phone (Motorola Moto M 3G, Android 6.0), the ...
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How to Switch from 4G to 3G Galaxy Epic 4G SPH-D710?

I have received Galaxy S2 Epic 4G SPH-D710 unfortunately, 4G connection is not available where I live Just only 3G is available. When I turn on 4G hopefully It maybe switch to 3G automatically I get ...
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Is it possible to enable 4G/LTE band 40 in Nexus 5 D820?

I have a LG Nexus 5 D820 model purchased in USA. Now I am in Chennai, India on Airtel network. As I understand Indian LTE/4G bands are 3 and 40 and unlucky me my service provider Airtel seems to be in ...
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Lost 3G/4G signals, 2G works only; factory reset or downgrade or changes in network settings didn't help

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE working on Lollipop and I completely lost the 3G and 4G signals. I can only use the 2G signal. When I choose in the network options (Only HSPA) there's a stop like ...
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Trouble connecting to 4G when Wifi enabled, but low signal

I have a Samsung S5 Neo (SM-G903F), Android 5.1.1 My I access internet apps/sites when i am close to my router, works great. But when I go up a floor, and am basically out of range from the Wifi ...
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Does switching my phone from 3G to LTE only matter if I use mobile data?

I have a Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro with Android 5.1.1 and MIUI 7.3.2.0. In my settings I have the option to choose a network type. The options are "2G", "Prefer 3G", and "Prefer LTE". I only use WiFi to ...
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Does the Samsung Galaxy 5 support Band 12 LTE?

Does the Samsung Galaxy 5 support Band 12 with AOSP/CM13?
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Block 4g when WiFi is available, and limit access to programs

What's the best way to config it? If WiFi is available, 4g remains locked. When WiFi isn't available, use 4g, but only for Watsupp and no video.
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Enable LTE on Nexus 6 with Lollipop

My new Nexus 6 isn't giving me an LTE icon in my cell service - I get the same old H that was showing on my Nexus 4 before I upgraded. I'd expect to see LTE here : I talked to my carrier, who said ...
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Enabling LTE on Nexus 4

There seems to be various sources on the Internet on how this can be achieved. A Modem Flashing version that required a rooted phone and a code dialed on the phone. Can someone tell me which of these ...
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Does CyanogenMod Xperia Z3 Dual support LTE on any SIMs?

Wiki does not really say word about that: https://wiki.cyanogenmod.org/w/Z3dual_Info Stock image does support it. If it doesn't, then what is current progress in context of dual sim?
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Can I use my device on a different carrier?

Sometimes it's desirable to use a device on a carrier that does not officially sell it. Often this is due to regional differences and travel (for example, using a US phone in Europe) but also because ...
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Why does my Moto G 2nd gen show H and not LTE?

I just switched from T-Mobile to Cricket today, for 2 Android phones. One is my existing OnePlus One and it shows LTE next to the signal strength. The other is a (new) Moto G 2nd gen, which I read ...
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Dual SIM standby — data and calls on different SIMs

I wanna ask about Dual SIM standby 4G phones, particularly Lenovo P70 if that makes a difference. If I have two SIMs: (A) with a call and SMS tariff, (B) with LTE data. If I browse the internet on (...
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Nexus 9 - How do I change the cellular band?

I've got an international edition 32GB Nexus 9 LTE. It appears to be unable to connect to 3.5G / HSPA+ networks, as a result, I get poor data speeds (3G is pretty slow for my requirements). I've got ...
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Can I use an unlocked T-Mobile Galaxy S5 on AT&T? [closed]

I made the unfortunate mistake of buying a Galaxy S5 through AT&T and was rewarded with a locked bootloader and no fun whatsoever for any reason ever. As a remedy, I've considered purchasing a T-...
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Can 4G be used on a 3G phone if 4G bands are supported?

I have a 3G phone but it supports the 4G band (1800 MHz) which is available in my area. Is there any way I can enable my phone to support 4G? I went to *#*#4636#*#*, and there is an LTE option, but I ...
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Can HTC Thunderbolt's LTE not be turned off?

I'm going to buy a Thunderbolt and I've heard that you can't turn LTE off on it. Is that true? If so, is there any workarounds for it?
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Does Alcatel One Touch Idol 3 show which LTE Band is used (e.g. 12)?

I'm a T-Mobile US customer, and I'm quite interested in getting a phone with Band 12 support, and one that'll actually let me have a better understanding of the network and whether I'm receiving the ...
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LG G2 not picking 3G and GSM Signals

I just bought an LG G2 32GB Version from China. The problem is it does not pick up any network connection, it keeps saying Searching for service. I just noticed the box is written 100%LTE. Is there ...
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None, or choppy, 3G/LTE data transfer with T-Mobile US on international HTC One M8

I have an international HTC One M8, and an off-contract plan with T-Mobile (highest priced, unlimited LTE). If I go into settings and set mobile data to only use 2G, everything works reliably. With ...
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Will my new Xiaomi RedMi Note 2 prime work for LTE network?

I just bought this smartphone, and I am confused if it will work in my area and if it will work for 4G and LTE. I called the support of T-Mobile, and they said if it configured correctlly, it will ...
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Why did my tablet just suddenly stop wanting to charge?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab Lte and when I plug it in with its original samsung wall charger that charges any other samsung device I have, It's not charging or showing the charging icon. This just ...
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Connect to a device with WiFi, but use 4G for Internet [duplicate]

As the title states, is there a way to connect to a WiFi device (my drone), yet use another app on 4G? Right now when I'm connected to my drone using WiFi, I can't use 4G, but is there a work around?
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Can a 3G android phone support 4G?

I own a Samsung galaxy note 3 N900 which is a 3G phone. Its specification include HSPA+ : HSDPA 42.2 Mbps and HSUPA 5.76 Mbps In my area, Airtel is providing 3G at the speed of 2 Mbps and 4G at ...
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Samsung Galaxy S6 on Verizon - capable of simultaneous voice and LTE w/o having to use VoLTE?

Does the Samsung Galaxy S6 on Verizon support using 4G LTE data while on a voice call without having to use VoLTE mode? It seems like a lot of newer phones don't support this. VoLTE might be fine if ...
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Software Load Balancer for android

i have H+ data network from my mobile phone network operator and 2Mb connection with Wi-Fi router connected to the DSL in home. i want to Combine this two in my android device (galaxy note II ) for ...
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Which uses more battery? 4G lte internet or Wi-Fi?

I usually am within range of my Wi-Fi hotspot, and am using a Samsung Galaxy Note II. I've always wanted to know whether I'd have better battery-life if I was to turn off Wi-Fi? I have unlimited 4G ...
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A phone as a home 4G modem/router?

I live in a rural area where traditional cable, fiber, and even DSL are not a possibility. I am using a weird wireless system a local ISP set up for this area, but its flaky, slow and expensive. The ...
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Nexus 4 rooted, stuck at CM10 for various reasons - HELP!

I've been using a Nexus 4 for almost 2 years now. I rooted it to get LTE connection. Downgraded radio and all... it was beyond my level of expertise but I managed to get LTE and CM10, along with a ...
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What causes latencies in the 1-10 second range?

I use my mobile phone as access point now and then. Both home and abroad I have regularly experienced extremely high latencies (10000ms) with fairly low packet loss (5%). What causes this? I have ...
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Can I increase signal strength on my Samsung Galaxy s4 active?

I recently purchased a used Samsung Galaxy S4 that used to be on AT&T, but it has been unlocked, or something so that I can now use it on Koodo (canadian carrier). The signal is very weak. It's ...
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How can I tell the differences between a 3G, 3G LTE, and 4G phone?

I apologize if this is the wrong place to ask, but it looks like the Gadget StackExchange has been closed. I've been doing research on mobile phones and looking at different Android devices and I'm a ...
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Does excellent 4G coverage imply excellent 3G coverage? [closed]

Is the primary benefit of 4G LTE speed, and not signal strength? I want to sign up on T-Mobile with a Moto E, which is not an LTE enabled phone. Of course 3G is passe, so 3G coverage isn't clearly ...
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How to avoid to have my carrier resend information to my G2X after losing sms over 4g after instaling a rom

Ever since I got that great/not so great phone I have been attempting to get a good version of gingerbread running on it since the stock version of froyo LG has on it is too unstable for me. Every ...
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Point of using 4G enabled Nexus tablet in the USA

As far as I know, the providers (AT&T, Verizon, TMobile) in the USA neither sell nor support mobile connection for Nexus tablets. So what is the point of buying a Nexus tablet with 4G support in ...